Refugee & Immigrant Center For Education & Legal Services
To defend THE RIGHTS OF IMMIGRANTS AND REFUGEES, empower INDIVIDUALS, FAMILIES, AND COMMUNITIES, and advocate FOR LIBERTY AND JUSTICE.
Transgender Law Center
Transgender Law Center (TLC) changes law, policy, and attitudes so that all people can live safely, authentically, and free from discrimination regardless of their gender identity or expression. TLC is the largest national trans-led organization advocating self-determination for all people. Grounded in legal expertise and committed to racial justice, TLC employs a variety of community-driven strategies to keep transgender and gender nonconforming people alive, thriving, and fighting for liberation.
National Center for Transgender Equality
The National Center for Transgender Equality is a national social justice organization devoted to ending discrimination and violence against transgender people through education and advocacy on national issues of importance to transgender people. By empowering transgender people and our allies to educate and influence policymakers and others, NCTE facilitates a strong and clear voice for transgender equality in our nation's capital and around the country.
Services & Advocacy For Gay Lesbian Bisexual & Transgender Elders Inc. (Sage)
The mission of SAGE is to lead in addressing issues related to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) aging. In partnership with its constituents and allies, SAGE works to achieve a high quality of life for LGBT older adults, supports and advocates for their rights, fosters a greater understanding of aging in all communities, and promotes positive images of LGBT life in later years. - Based in New York with additional staff in Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami, and Washington DC, SAGE coordinates a growing network of SAGE Affiliates that provide local services from coast to coast. See more at: http://sageusa.org/about/index.cfm#sthash.lgSX9W4e.dpuf
Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc.
Lambda Legal is a national legal organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people (LGBT) and all people living with HIV through impact litigation, education, and public policy work.
Trans Pride Initiative
Trans Pride Initiative empowers trans and gender nonconforming persons to rise above social barriers to equal healthcare, housing, employment, and education.
GATE's mission is to work internationally on gender identity, gender expression and bodily issues by defending human rights, making available critical knowledge and supporting political organizing worldwide. GATE envisions a world free of human rights violations based on gender identity, gender expression and bodily diversity, and transformed by the critical inclusion of those historically marginalized on those grounds. We will contribute to build powerful, expert and well-resourced political movements, able to have a meaningful participation in global processes and to transform the landscape of socioeconomic justice worldwide.
The Northwest Network of Bisexual, Trans, Lesbian & Gay survivors of Abuse
The Northwest Network increases our communities' ability to support the self-determination & safety of lesbian, bisexual and trans survivors of domestic & dating violence through advocacy, organizing and education. We work within a broad liberation movement dedicated to social & economic justice, equality and respect for all people & the creation of loving, inclusive and accountable communities.
Trans Lifeline works to end transgender suicide and improve overall mental health of transgender people through education, advocacy, and direct service. We empower trans people to help one another, and to shape our collective efforts by drawing upon our wealth of individual experiences.